Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cucumber skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cucumber over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cucumber
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 118 120 141
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cucumber 22 55 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.03% 1.72% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.33% 7.88% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 1
Cheshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,200 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £52,500 £42,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +3.75%

Cucumber is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 413 698 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.39% 21.80% 20.66%
Number of salaries quoted 340 547 414
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £53,025
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +5.26%

Cucumber
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Cucumber as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cucumber in Cheshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Cucumber in Cheshire

Cucumber
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cucumber within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +15 4 £49,500 +23.75%
Chester +3 1 - -
Cucumber
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Cucumber also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Cucumber.

1 21 (95.45%) Java
1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (59.09%) Gherkin
4 12 (54.55%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) SOAP
5 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
6 7 (31.82%) BDD
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) OOP
7 6 (27.27%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) Java 8
8 5 (22.73%) Fintech
8 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
8 5 (22.73%) REST
8 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
8 5 (22.73%) JIRA
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) HTTP
9 4 (18.18%) TIBCO
9 4 (18.18%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) JMS
9 4 (18.18%) SOA
9 4 (18.18%) IBM
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) VBScript
9 4 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS

Cucumber
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) AWS CodePipeline
1 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
3 8 (36.36%) SoapUI
4 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
6 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.55%) CircleCI
7 1 (4.55%) JBehave
7 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
7 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
2 7 (31.82%) Automation Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (9.09%) Data Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Gherkin
2 8 (36.36%) SOAP
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) REST
4 4 (18.18%) JMS
4 4 (18.18%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
7 1 (4.55%) Guice
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
7 1 (4.55%) RESTful
7 1 (4.55%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Fintech
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) BDD
4 6 (27.27%) OO
4 6 (27.27%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Server Management
6 4 (18.18%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) Decision-Making
7 3 (13.64%) SDET
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
8 2 (9.09%) Acceptance Criteria
8 2 (9.09%) Data Augmentation
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) Java 8
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) VBScript
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) ES6
6 2 (9.09%) Perl
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
1 4 (18.18%) TIBCO
2 3 (13.64%) Green Hat
3 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central